The RFId Solution Center aims at being a reference point for companies, public organizations, consortia, technology producers that want to carry out feasibility analyses of RFId applications. The Center relies on the joint contribution of 6 professors, 8 researchers and more than 50 thesis students per year.
Associate Professor, currently holds the chair of Integrated Logistics at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering. Director of the RFId Solution Center of Politecnico di Milano. Director of the Observatories on RFId, Mobile & Wireless Business, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Business to business, eCommerce B2c, of the School of Management – Politecnico di Milano. Director of the “master course in Supply Chain Management and Strategy”, MIP-Politecnico di Milano. Main research themes: Intelligent Transportation Systems, eBusiness (eProcurement, eSupply Chain), Radio Frequency Identification, Logistic Networks Design, Supply Chain Planning. Referee for many international journals (e.g. International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, etc.). Professional experience: consultant for many companies on national and international projects. Member of AILOG (Associazione Italiana di Logistica e Supply Chain Management)
CESARE ALIPPI is a Full Professor in Information Processing Systems at the Politecnico di Milano.
Alippi is a Fellow of the IEEE, Associate Editor of the IEEE-Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, Associate Editor of the IEEE-Transactions on Neural Networks, Co-Chair of the Technical Committee TC-22 Intelligent Measurement Systems of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, chair of the IEEE Neural Networks technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence task force on Intelligent Measurement Systems of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. In 2004 he received the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Young Engineer Award.
Current research activity addresses Adaptive Algorithms, Active and Passive Wireless Sensor Networks, Quality Analysis and Composite System Design.Home Page.
Antonio Capone is an Associate Professor at the Information and Communication Technology Department (Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione) of the Technical University of Milan (Politecnico di Milano), where he is the director of the Advanced Network Technologies Laboratory (ANTLab). Dr. Capone is co-founder and CTO of MobiMESH (www.mobimesh.eu), a spin-off company of Politecnico di Milano. His expertise is on networking and his main research activities include protocol design (MAC and routing) and performance evaluation of wireless access and multi-hop networks, traffic management and quality of service issues in IP networks, and network planning and optimization. On these topics he has published more than one hundred peer-reviewed papers in international journal and conference proceedings, and holds five patents.
He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1994 and 1998, respectively. In 2000 he was visiting professor at UCLA, Computer Science department. He currently serves as editor of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley), Computer Networks (Elsevier), and Computer Communications (Elsevier). He was guesteditor of a few journal special issues and served in the technical program committee of major international conferences (including Mobicom, INFOCOM, SECON, MASS, Globecom, ICC, LCN, Networking, WoWMoM), as Technical Program Chair of Ifip MEDHOCNET 2006, Poster&Demo co-chair of SECON 2009, Workshop chair of INFOCOM 2010, and publicity chair of MOBIQUITOUS 2007.
He is currently involved in the scientific and technical activities of several national and European research projects, and he leads several industrial projects. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
Full professor with tenure. He teaches the course "Operations and supply chain management" at the bachelor degree and the course "Production Plants Design and Management" at the master of science degree. He also teaches Supply Chain Management both in the MBA and Executive MBA at MIP. In the past he's been researcher and associate professor at the Politecnico di Milano and was appointed to teach at Brescia University and Bocconi University.
His research topics mainly are: Manufacturing strategies, Innovative models for industrial production management, information systems for Supply Chain Management, Industrial Logistics, Production Systems Design and Automation. In these areas he published 5 books and over 60 articles on international journals and conference proceedings and participated to a high number of international and national research projects.
He has been working for over thirty years in engineering companies and management consulting in Italy and other countries across Europe and Middle East. He has extensive experience in the following practices of Operations management: new product development, design of manufacturing and logistic systems, supply chain management, production planning and information systems for logistics and manufacturing . He is focused on manufacturing and logistic postponement, variety management and mass customisation.
Partner at Managing Consulting Company, Visiting Professor of Operation Management at Politecnico di Milano, Master Electrical Engineering, Master Business Administration (SDA Bocconi), Master Logistic Systems (EPFL) and Ph. D. in Economics (Aix Marseille), CPIM (APICS) and Certified Engineer
In his second life he has been working for over twenty years in RFId and Wireless Sensor Network. He started in 1987 at Philips and today he is member of advisory board of two electronic companies and Scientific Director of Observatory of RFId Applications and RFId Solution Center of School of Management of Politecnico di Milano.
He is author of two books on RFId and several scientific papers.
Giovanni Miragliotta is Assistant Professor at the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He teaches managerial and industrial engineering subjects to Management Engineering and Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students. He is member of the Faculty of MIP the Business School of Politecnico di Milano, and co-director of the Italian Observatory on RFId Applications.
Emanuela Pala received her M.Sc. degree in Management Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in April 2008. From 2008 she has been a researcher in the field of RFId within the ICT & Management Observatories group - School of Management, Politecnico di Milano, while also working at the RFId Solution Center.
Andrea Gaschi obtained the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Dicember 2005 and afterward obtained the Executive MBA degree from MIP Politecnico di Milano Business School. Since 2006, he has been a research assistant at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, collaborating with the ICT & Management Observatories, and he has worked at the RFId Solution Center.
Angela Tumino got her M.Sc. degree in Management, Economics and Industrial engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in Dicember 2005. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate (XXII cycle) at the same university. Since 2006, she has been a research assistant at the School of Management of the Politecnico di Milano, collaborating with the ICT & Management Observatories, and she has worked at the RFId Solution Center.
Valerio Vaccaro received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in April 2006. From September 2006 until present he has been working as a researcher in the field of RFId at the RFId Solution Center, Politecnico di Milano, located in Peschiera Borromeo.
His technical interests range from artificial intelligence to industrial automation.
Razvan Pitic received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in Telecommunications in 2005 from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. After a short experience as a network management engineer with Alvarion Romania, he joined the PhD program at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
His doctoral dissertation was focused on packet scheduling algorithms for emerging OFDMA-based networks, with a special interest in frequency selective scheduling in the context of IEEE 802.16e networks.
After he successfully concluded the PhD Program in April 2009, Dr. Pitic joined RFId Solution Center - Politecnico di Milano - on a Post-Doctoral researcher position.